CSI EDUCATION

PFO CLOSURE

24 September

10:00 AM America/New_York

2H

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The optimal “device”, given what we know currently, what is needed? >> Horst Sievert

Amplatzer-strengths and weaknesses >> Patrick Calvert

Cardioform-strengths and weaknesses >> tbc

Occlutech-strengths and weaknesses >> tbc

AF testing pre-implant - what’s reasonable, what is evidence based? >> Ada Stefanescu

AF post implant - irritant or genuine problem? >> Mark Turner

Going beyond the RCTs, evidence for closure in:

​ - Older patients >> David Hildick-Smith
  • "Non brain/cerebral” emboli >> Bernhard Meier

Speakers

Bushra Rana

A consultant cadiologist at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, UK. Features in 16 videos on Wondr Medical. Bushra Rana generally speaks on Imaging, PFO/ASD (Closure), Covid-19, Covid19 Webinars and Discussions, and Coronary Interventions.

David Hildick-Smith

David Hildick-Smith is a Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre. He is Director of the Cardiac Research and an Associate Director of the world's premier Cardiac Interventions conference – TCT, and he is also on the Scientific Committee of the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. With more than 250 peer-reviewed publications, he is recognized as one of the country's leading experts in management of Cardiovascular complaints.

Horst Sievert

A consultant cardiologist at CardioVascular Center, Frankfurt, Germany. Features in 63 videos on Wondr Medical. Horst Sievert generally speaks on Atrial Fibrillation, Left Atrial Appendage (Closure), Live Cases, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI), and Left Main Stem (LMS).

John Thomson

Dr John Thomson is a Consultant Cardiologist accredited in the practice of congenital heart disease. He is entering his 13th year as a consultant and his time is split evenly between paediatric and adult congenital heart disease. He is currently the lead for congenital cardiology in the regional unit in Leeds and is an associate Professor in the faculty of medicine, University of Leeds.